Dystopian Literature 15 Eloi and Morlocks

Eloi and Morlocks...sounds like something out of Dungeons and Dragons. So...what are they? Or...who are they? Let's watch and find out.

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going to be exciting And what is mankind's role in

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it even going to be And so from that you

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get the time machine which as you might expect is

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the story of a time traveller who goes a few

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thousand years into the future where he meets these humanoid

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creatures on what that means is they're recognizable as humans

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but they also have weird and distinct other qualities Who

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are the eloi and the morlocks So he meets the

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alloy first and they are a beautiful graceful very distinguished

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seeming species They are kind of what you would want

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humans to look like if you projected forward into the

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future and then you know a little while After he

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meets them he meets the morlocks which are the cooler

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opposite because they are human berman's like rats like imagine

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a human combined with a rat and he has to

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interact with both of these types of people You would

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expect that so far into the future a few men's

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would have is evolved But what the time traveler actually

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discovers is that both the eloi and the morlocks air

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like kind of dumb Unfortunately thie eli ask him if

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he is like their god work He came from the

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sun and he's just basically confused and unhappy and it's

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not a good future at all What is the time 00:02:01.96 --> [endTime] machine about Who are the eloi and the morlocks